Ghislaine Landry

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Ghislaine Landry
Rugby Feminino Canadá vs. Japão 12.jpg
Date of birth (1988-04-27) April 27, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birthToronto, Ontario
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
UniversitySt. Francis Xavier University
Rugby union career
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Xavier X-Women ()
Toronto Scottish ()
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
?-present  Canada

Ghislaine Landry (born April 27, 1988) is a Canadian rugby union player.[1] She won a gold medal at the 2015 Pan American Games as a member of the Canadian women's rugby sevens team.[1][2] As of the 2016-17 season, Landry succeeded Jen Kish as captain of the national sevens. On 20 October 2018, Landry became the first woman to hit the 1,000 point milestone in the women's sevens World Series.[citation needed]

In 2016, Landry was named to Canada's first ever women's rugby sevens Olympic team,[3] which won the bronze medal in a match against Great Britain. In 2017, Landry moved into first place all-time in HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series scoring with 706 points.[4]

Landry attended Saint Francis Xavier University.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ghislaine Landry". Olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 2016-07-21. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ghislaine Landry". Toronto2015.org. 2015 Pan American Games. Archived from the original on 2016-08-08. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  3. ^ MacDonnell, Beth (July 8, 2016). "Historic first Canadian women selected for Olympic rugby at Rio 2016". Olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 2016-07-09. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "Canada, Moleschi, win bronze medal at HSBC USA Sevens - Williams Lake News". Williams Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on 2017-03-12. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  5. ^ "Canadians dominate Langford Dream Team". Americas Rugby News. 2017-05-29. Retrieved 2019-05-13.

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